Actress Sonam Kapoor turned out to be the undisputed female star at the box office as her films delivered the highest opening numbers for a female star and that now is a milestone in her film career.
According to a report in Hindustan Times, a trade source says, “After winning a National award for her performance in Neerja, Sonam has established herself as one of the most bankable female stars of her generation. Neerja was the most profitable film of 2017, while her films in 2018 Sanju, Pad Man and Veere Di Wedding went on to draw combined box office numbers that were on par some leading male stars. Her choice of films has been smart both on the commercial front as well as representing the kind of films young India wants to see on the big screen.”
With hit films like Pad Man, Sanju and Veere Di Wedding, Sonam emerged 2018’s most profitable female star. Besides being a part of films that ushered social change, Sonam not only witnessed 2018’s best opening week numbers totalling 34,46,66,667 but also led total week figures to the tune of 50,77,66,667.
Sonam Kapoor is currently shooting for The Zoya Factor opposite Dulquer Salman and will be soon seen promoting her other upcoming film, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga co-starring Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao.